Minor in Communication

The study of communication provides students with an understanding of how individuals create and interpret verbal and nonverbal messages. The Minor in Communication introduces students to communication theory and practical experience in particular areas of communication, for example interpersonal communication or public communication. The minor develops understanding and skills which are valuable in a variety of different majors and professions.

Students majoring in another subject who wish to minor in communication must complete the following requirements with a minimum grade of C in each course.

Select 6 credits from the following:6
Introduction to Human Communication
Fundamentals of Oral Communication *
Small Group Communication *
Interpersonal Communication *
Public Speaking *
Select 9 credits from the following:9
Intercultural Communication
Argumentation and Debate
Nonverbal Communication
Advanced Public Speaking
Women and Communication
Oral Interpretation of Literature
Competitive Debating
Relational Communication
Theories of Human Communication
Selected Topics in Communication
Communication in Education
Family Communication
Complete 3 additional credits from either of the above lists.3
Total Credits18

 Fulfills Oral Communication Skills General Education Requirement 

A total of 18 credits is required for the minor.